This report summarizes what is known about the health of people in prison and jail, the health care they receive, and the effects of incarceration on public health and where and how improvements can be made.
January 1, 2009 | Book
In this chapter of the Anthology, Will Bunch, a journalist with the Philadelphia Daily News, looks at Health Link, an early prisoner re-entry program that ran between 1992 and 2002 and was funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The program tested the idea of caseworkers helping recently released inmates with jobs, education, health, housing and other social services.
January 1, 2010 | Book
In this chapter of the Anthology, Sara Solovitch, a California-based freelance writer and former columnist for the San Jose Mercury News, examines the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Reclaiming Futures program.